Dresdeners celebrated the opening of their city's famous Christmas market with a record-breaking stollen that weighed in at over 4,000 kilograms. The festive treat is proving popular the world over - just like Germany's Christmas markets.
Run-down façades, punks and ordinary workers: An exhibition in Berlin shows the works of Harald Hauswald, who simply wanted to document everyday life — without knowing that the Berlin Wall would one day come down.
On April 12 the Opera House will be reopened after a lengthy renovation. Built by famous theatre architect Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, it is one of the most spectacular buildings of European Baroque festive architecture.
One prison in eastern Germany has invited visitors to get their fix of festive cheer in an environment otherwise known for anything but. DW's Kate Brady reports from the Saxon town of Zeithain.
Every year in Germany, the Christkind, a childlike angel, arrives, and with it, Christmas markets and festive spirits. Germany is known the world over for its Christmas traditions. How well do you know them?
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